[Mongrel] mongrel and long lived connections

Joseph McDonald superjoe at gmail.com
Tue Dec 5 16:08:14 EST 2006


I understand that rails is not thread safe, but this is not using
rails or any part of rails. It just sets up a simple handler.  but
registering that handler seems to allow only one instance of that
handler to run at a time.


On 12/5/06, David Vrensk <david at vrensk.com> wrote:
> On 12/5/06, Joseph McDonald <superjoe at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I ran the code, and it worked just as Christopher explained.  The one
> > thing I don't understand is why mongrel can only handle 1 connection
> > at a time.  I thought that mongrel used a thread per connection.
>
>
> The simple answer: Mongrel is multithreaded, but Rails is not thread-safe.
> See question two in the FAQ:
> http://mongrel.rubyforge.org/faq.html
>
> /David
>
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